Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet produced by the Tractor Department of Velie Motors Corporation to advertise the Biltwel tractor.

Date: 1965 

Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for International D-Line light-duty pickup trucks featuring color illustration of truck.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Exterior fold of a brochure produced by the Massey-Harris Company to advertise their Wallis Tractor, with options of 12-20 H.P. and 20-30 H.P.

Date: 1920 

Description: Front cover of the Avery Supply Catalog featuring an illustration of a man fitting a belt on a tractor.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The green and white label features the words, "Wisdom Prescribes 'Elim'" around the i...



Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card with a frog, wearing a red and black checked suit and a bow tie, dancing on a pine branch. He has one candy cane in his mouth and one in his o...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Halftone print of the Model Homes A301, A302 and A303 floor plans and entrance and front elevations. Frank Lloyd Wright outlined his vision of affordable h...

Date: 1873 

Description: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day illustration, clipped from a newspaper, of a women with an enormous hat with feathers, puffed sleeves and voluminous skirt. Script below is...

Date: 1941 before

Description: Elevated view of west side of Basilica, with the apse on the left.

Date: 1958-01-16 before

Description: Dinner and children's menu from Goff's Restaurant, with two illustrations of a woman in an apron filling a coffee cup: in the one accompanying 1893, when t...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: "South End and Sink" woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.


Description: Letterhead of the M. Carpenter Baking Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a wholesale baker of bread, cakes, and biscuits. On the left is a color image of a c...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of Antone De Pas & Son, Badger tire and tube dealer in Bay Settlement, Wisconsin, with a three-color illustration of a couple standing by an aut...

Date: 1883 

Description: Handbill describing a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company challenge to the winner of a field trial to face the McCormick Twine Binder. Hubbard, Partridge...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Little Rock's Lady of the Year," a flyer distributed by racists in Little Rock, illustrated by her 1946 police mug shot and arrest record. The text charge...

Date: 1927 

Description: Spanish advertising catalog for McCormick binders and headers. Title on catalog reads "La Espigadora 'Picaflor' McCormick" and features an illustration of...

Date: 1969 

Description: Front cover color illustration of an advertising brochure for International Travelall station wagon showing a family with a Travelall 1000 pickup and a ca...


Description: Memohead of the Diamond Ink Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with product images of a bottle of writing fluid and a jar of alpha paste with an attached wat...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Front page of 4-page advertisement with an illustration featuring a man using a team of horses to pull a grain drill in a field.

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